Skip to main content

Knoxville News SentinelThe College of Engineering’s celebration of its new John D. Tickle Engineering Building and plans for another new building received ample media coverage. The News Sentinel reports that the college, which has grown its undergraduate enrollment 40 percent in six years, has collected $10 million in private donation pledges for a new building to host the nuclear engineering department and freshman courses. “You have the sixth best nuclear engineering program in the country—and we’d argue it should be higher than that—in a building that doesn’t look anything like this,” Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek said in the article. To read the full story, visit the News Sentinel website. Read additional coverage at WBIR-TV, Tennessee Journalist, and the News Sentinel.